I wouldn't say badly confused. It didn't used to be. That must be a
somewhat recent change. You used to ahve to specify it.

No matter, it's jsut as wasy one way or the other.

On Fri, 31 Dec 2004 11:08:49 +0000, Jim Reid wrote:
> >>>>> "Alex" == Alex R writes:

> >> how about just rsync and cron? Want it more secure? rsync
> >> over ssh and cron :-)

> Alex> Why not just have a script in cron use scp? That way you
> Alex> don't have to worry about tunneling it over ssh witch takes
> Alex> more setup.
> You are badly confused. rsync uses ssh by default. Tunnelling is not
> needed either. In fact scp uses the same protocol as ssh.